Honda VTR 1000F Firestorm (1997-98)

Make Model: Honda VTR 1000F Firestorm


Year: 1997-98
Engine: Four stroke, 90 degreesV-twin, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 996 cc / 60.8 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 98 X 66 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
Induction: 2x 48mm Keihin CV
Ignition: Computer-controlled digital
Starting: Electric
Spark Plug: NGK, DPR9EVX-9
Max Power: 110 hp / 80.2 kW @ 9000 rpm (rear tyre 103.1 hp @ 8700 rpm)
Max Power Rear Tyre: 103.1 hp @ 8700 rpm
Max Torque: 97Nm / 71.5 lb-ft @ 7000 rpm
Clutch: Hydraulic clutch
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Aluminium, twin spar
Front Suspension: 41mm H.M.A.S. cartridge-type fork with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Front Wheel Travel: 109 mm / 4.2 in
Rear Suspension: Pro-Link with preload and rebound damping-adjustable gas-charged H.M.A.S. damper
Rear Wheel Travel: 124 mm / 4.9 in

Front Brakes: 2x 296mm discs 6 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17
Wheelbase: 1430 mm / 56 in
Seat Height: 810 mm / 32.0 in
Dry Weight: 192 kg / 423 lbs
Wet-Weight: 209 kg / 460 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 15.8 Liters / 4.2 US gal
Consumption Average: 17.2 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 12.7 m / 37.6 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 10.9 sec / 204.8 km/h
Top Speed: 248.3 km/h / 154.2 mph
Road Tests: Motoplus 1997 Motosprint 1997


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